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Background
Wellesley College has a long history of providing an excellent liberal arts undergraduate education for women. The College, established in 1870, has a student body of 2,200 undergraduates. The Wellesley College endowment had a market value of $2.1 billion as of June 30, 2018.  The portfolio has exposure to a broad range of investments across multiple geographies and is managed by the College’s Investment Office, located on the College campus in Wellesley, MA.

Position Summary
The Investment Director will be a member of a team of nine that works collaboratively to manage the endowment.  Investment professionals are generalists, with a lead person on each asset class. The Investment Director will assist in the selection, due diligence and monitoring of investment managers in several asset classes. Travel is a feature of manager diligence and monitoring. He/she will be expected to assist in evaluating prospective and existing investments as part of the team’s portfolio management and construction activities. The Investment Director will report to the Chief Investment Officer.

Qualifications
The successful candidate must be flexible and interested in a broad range of investment topics.   

Core requirements include:
  • Six to twelve years of experience in evaluating investment opportunities in a high-performance investment organization focused on allocating assets among managers
  • Experience involving private equity or real assets investments
  • Demonstrated quantitative and qualitative analytical skills, including proficiency in private fund performance analytics using return and benchmark attribution analysis
  • Strong project management skills and the ability to effectively manage multiple third- party relationships
  • Outstanding writing and verbal communications skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a collaborative work style  
  • Professional and organized work style
  • Competence across the Microsoft Office Suite
  • MBA and/or CFA preferred
To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter and resume as separate attachments to wciorecruiting@wellesleyinvest.com .   Please write “Investment Director 2019” in the header of your email.  Qualified candidates will be contacted for a phone screen.  No phone inquiries.

Employees

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Emmett Reuder

Investor | Endowment

United States

Kathleen Browne

Investor

United States

Sarah Samuels

Investor | University / Academic Endowment

United States

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